Algunas expresiones y frases agrupadas por palabras claves ingles

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Algunas expresiones y frases agrupadas por palabras claves
as | as a rule / as usual / as a matter of fact / … |
at | at a loss / at least / at large / at length / … |
beyond | beyond question / beyond doubt / … |
by | by all means / by and large / by chance / … |
down | down and out / down to earth / … |
for | for certain / for free / for good / for once / … |
from | from now on /from scratch / from side to side / … |
in | in a hurry / in advance / in abeyance / in brief / … |
of | of age / of late / of course / of benefit / … |
off | off and on / off duty / off guard / off season / … |
on | on and on / on behalf of / on duty / on foot / … |
out | out and about / out cold / out of breath / out of hand / … |
over | over and over / over the hill / over the top /… |
so | so far / so long / so much / so to speak / … |
to | to and fro / to date / to some extent / to the letter / … |
under | under arrest / under control / under the counter / … |
up | up and around / up and away / up front / up in years / … |
when | when least expected / when the chips are down / … |

as a matter of fact | de hecho |
as a rule | por lo general |
as clean as anew pin | limpio como un jaspe |
as clean as a whistle | tener un historial sin mancha |
as clear as crystal | claro como el agua |
as clear as mud | clarísimo |
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Pat lives in Australia. As a matter of fact, she's been living there since 1998.
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As a rule, we don't let any strangersin when my parents aren't home.
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Glenn washed the car today and he left it as clean as a new pin.
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Campbell is an honest man. I've investigated all his deeds. He's as clean as a whistle.
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Don't worry, the instructor gave us all theinstructions. He was as clear as crystal.
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The teacher explained it in class, but it was all as clear as mud. Can you help me?
as cool as a cucumber | más fresco que una lechuga |
as dead as a doornail/the dodo | más muerto que mi abuela |
as different as night and day | ser la noche y el día |
as dull as ditchwater | más aburrido quechupar un clavo |
as easy as pie | pan comido |
as far as I know | por lo que sé |
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After a weekend getaway in the country, I came home as cool as a cucumber.
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We arrived at the disco and there was nobody there. It was as dead as a doornail.
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My mom and dad are as different as night and day, but they really get along.
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That play was as dull as dithcwater. Next time we'll go dancing!
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Crossing the lake was as easy as pie. We had a little boat and rowed to the other shore.
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Grace didn't tell me she was in Madrid. As far as I know, she was in Paris with Ann.
as fit as a fiddle | rebosante de salud |
as full as a boot/tick | ebrio como una cuba |
as mad as a hatter | más loco que una cabra |
as poor as a church mouse | más pobre que las ratas |
as pretty as a picture | como de postal |
as quiet as a mouse | sin siquiera decir "mu" |
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My grandad is 89 years old and he rides his bike everyday. He's as fit as a fiddle.
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Pete went to the pub last night and he came home as full as a tick.
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My mother-in-law is as mad as a hatter. First, she loves me; then, she hates...
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